5-Point Guide To Politics Today

Good morning, here’s what you need to know.

 

  1. President Donald Trump lashed out on a federal judge who ruled to issue a block of his executive order. The president called the ruling “ridiculous.” “The opinion of this so-called judge, which essentially takes law-enforcement away from our country, is ridiculous and will be overturned!” Trump tweeted at 8 in the morning.
  2. President Donald Trump today warned that “death & destruction” could come to the United States if it does not restrict immigration, a dark warning that comes after a federal judge blocked his order.
  3. The White House said on last night hat it would challenge “at the earliest possible time” a federal judge’s ruling that put a broad block on President Donald Trump’s executive order. “At the earliest possible time, the Department of Justice intends to file an emergency stay of this order and defend the executive order of the President, which we believe is lawful and appropriate,” Said press secretary Sean Spicer in a statement on Friday. “The president’s order is intended to protect the homeland and he has the constitutional authority and responsibility to protect the American people.”
  4. President Donald Trump took another swipe at the New York Times on Saturday morning, calling it “fake news.” “After being forced to apologize for its bad and inaccurate coverage of me after winning the election, the FAKE NEWS @nytimes is still lost!” he wrote on Twitter.
  5. For our fifth point, here are five important numbers you should know.
  • 45% of Americans would like to see Judge Neil Gorsuch confirmed by the Senate and for him to be on the Supreme Court.
  • 78% of Americans say the way Trump is acting as president is what they expected from him
  • 36% of Americans say a temporary ban on visitors from seven countries will make the U.S. safer from terrorism.
  • 74% of Republicans who think the news media has been too tough on Trump.
  • 1.5 Over/under on Trump’s tweets during Super Bowl LI.
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